Fri 01 Mar 2013
Sat 02 Mar 2013
St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4AU
“Come see the privates on paradeYou’ll say: how proudly they’re displayed”Private Steven Flowers is posted to the Song and Dance Unit in South East Asia where serving under the flamboyant Captain Terri Dennis he discovers it takes more than just a uniform to become a man.Simon Russell Beale plays the cross-dressing Captain Dennis whose performances of Marlene Dietrich, Vera Lynn and Carmen Miranda form the centrepiece of Peter Nichols‘ award-winning comedy set against the murderous backdrop of the Malaysian campaign at the end of the Second World War.Written by Peter NicholsMusic By Denis KingDirector Michael GrandageSet and Costume Designer Christopher OramLighting Designer Paule ConstableChoreographer Ben WrightSound Designers Nick Lidster & Terry Jardine (for Autograph)This show is part of the Michael Grandage Company season at the Noel Coward Theatre. To see more shows in this series click here.